Jummy Olabanji (Journalist) Bio, Age, Net Worth, Husband, Wedding, Education, Career, NBC4

Jummy Olabanji

Jummy Olabanji Biography

Jummy Olabanji is an experienced broadcast journalist. Jummy co-anchors News4 Today, the #1 morning news in Washington D.C. She majorly specializes in Video Production Broadcast, Writing, and Media Branding.


She was born on 22nd April 1984 in Toronto Canada. She is 39 years old as of 2023 her zodiac sign is Taurus.

Jummy Olabanji Height

Olabanji stands at a height of 5ft 6in approximately 165cm.

Jummy Olabanji Education

She pursued her degree in Mass Communication, B.A, in Virginia Tech, after studying for a period of four years, from 2002-2006. She also has a Master’s degree in Communication and Leadership from Gonzaga University.

While studying, her writing professor John Carlin served as an inspiration for her entering the world of journalism.

Jummy Olabanji Family | Parents

She was born in Toronto and was raised in Fairfax County, Virginia by her Nigerian parents Christiana Olabanji and Bola Olabanji.

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Olabanji has two younger siblings a brother Olaide Olabanji and a sister Tomi Olabanji.

Jummy Olabanji Husband / Wedding / Personal Life

Jummy Olabanji, with her husband Darren Sands

She has been happily married to her husband Darren Sands for 6 years now. She currently lives with her husband, Darren Sands in Manhattan, NY.

The two married in 2017. Moreover, the couple makes the most adorable one, as the two witnesses have shared a warm relationship and great connection with each other.
After her recent intimate nuptials with longtime beau, Darren, Jummy hasn’t been able to stop herself from gushing about him every now and then.

From publicly displaying her love for her husband, Darren to wishing him on his birthday, Jummy has been doing it all that makes the couple the most enduring one.

Ever since their wedding, the two have been living quite a blissful life at their residence in Washington D.C.

Jummy Net Worth

She has a net worth of $1 Million Dollars as of 2023.

Jummy Olabanji Career

Olabanji was an intern for four months at NBC Universal in 2005. She also interned at Media General (WSLS-TV) in Roanoke, Virginia. In May 2006, she became a News Assistant for CNN on “The Situation Room”.

From 2006-2008, Jummy worked as an anchor reporter for WCAV-TV in Charlottesville, Virginia. Later, in January 2013, she started to work as an Adjunct Professor at Marymount University, teaching various undergraduate communication courses.

Moreover, she resumed work as an anchor and news reporter again for WJLA-TV, before joining NBC New York as an anchor/news reporter in 2017. Thus she continues to work there to date.

Career Summary

July 2019- Present

Anchor | Reporter at NBCUniversal media,LLC, Washington D.C, Metro Area

April 2017- July 2019

Anchor | Reporter at WNBC-TV, Greater New York City

March 2011- April 2017

Anchor | Reporter at WJLA-TV, Washington D.C, Metro Area

January 2013- January 2015

Adjunct Professor at Marymount University, Washington D.C

March 2008- March 2011

Reporter WTKR-TV at Norfolk, Virginia Area

November 2006- March 2008

Reporter at WCAV-TV, Charlottesville, Virginia Area

Other Works

She comes from a family with a history of kidney disease. Therefore, the fact motivated her to participate in charity races to raise awareness and act as a fundraiser for those who suffer from the disease. In 2013, she signed with the Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation.

However, recognizing that the Nike Women’s Half Marathon in Washington, DC, was going to fall on her 30th birthday weekend in 2014, she started upping her mileage as she worked towards that goal.

As a proud member of the National Association of Black Journalists & Virginia Tech Alumni Association, Jummy has six Capital Emmy Awards and two Virginia Associated Press Awards to her name.

Soledad O’Brien, Tamron Hall, Richelle Carey, and Hoda Kotb are a few of her inspirations in the field of reporting. Though, she produced her first story in March of 2005 & graduated in 2006.

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